Open date: November 3rd, 2020
Last review date: Monday, Nov 16, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is seeking two candidates for a Postdoctoral Scholar position in the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology at the VAGLAHS.
The candidate will work with Investigators in the UCLA Magnetic Resonance Research Laboratories (MRRL), the UCLA-VA Division of Cardiology, and the UCLA Diagnostic Cardiovascular Imaging Section of Radiology.
Projects include 1) developing and applying advanced cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging methods to detect and quantify indices of cardiovascular disease in human patients and animal models and 2) image-based computational modeling of the cardiovascular system.
A PhD, MD, and MD/PhD is required. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work independently and in a team environment are expected.
PhD candidates should hold a degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science,Material Science, Physiology, or a closely related field. Desired skills include experience in MRI, Siemens IDEA and ICE programming, image reconstruction and processing, and cardiovascular disease research. The candidate is expected to be proficient in MATLAB, C++, Python. Experience in computational modeling of the cardiovascular system and/or machine learning is also desired.
MD or MD/PhD candidates should have experience in cardiovascular MRI research and/or computational modeling (multiscale biology). Prior experience in cardiovascular interventional procedures and ischemic/infarct modeling in large animals would be ideal. The candidate is expected to have prior first author publications.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy.
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